In accordance with paragraph 4 of the Agreement providing details of the criteria for interpreting and applying the classification under the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks, in the filing and examination of applications for distinctive signs before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, the following is stated:
|Representation before the Office||
The holders of international registrations may submit documents or appear in person directly before the Office (i.e. without recourse to a representative appointed for that purpose) in the cases relating to those registrations pertaining to Mexico, but must indicate their domicile in order to hear and receive notifications on the national territory.
|Collective and Guarantee Marks||
In the case of an international application for a collective mark whose protection extends to Mexico, the owner shall submit directly to the Institute the rules on the use, licensing and transmission of rights in the mark agreed by the applicants, at the time when IMPI receives the designation.
Yes. Agreement establishing the guidelines for examining applications, requests and subsequent proceedings filed in accordance with the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property.
Last updated on: 28 June 2013